Home Fire Sprinklers
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Powerful Kentucky fire leaves 5 dead, 4 missing
Fire strikes family home in Greenville where 11 people live, officials said. Early morning blaze still not under control. Death toll could rise.
/ NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2014, 9:07 AM
A fatal fire ripped through this home in Greenville, where 11 people live, officials said. The fire has killed as many as five people and another four are reported missing.
An early morning inferno has ripped apart a Kentucky family — killing five members of one house and leaving another four missing.
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The blaze broke out shortly after 2 a.m. near Doss Road in Greenville, demolishing the suburban abode, with the blaze still not completely under control as of Thursday morning.
Firefighters worked for hours to bring the blaze under control.
Greenville Assistant Fire Chief Roger Chandler said that 11 people occupied the home. Two people were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. for treatment.
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Hospital spokeswoman Dagny Stuart confirmed that one adult and one child were brought in after the fire. She had no information their condition.
Kentucky State Police did not immediately return calls for comment Thursday morning.
The fire on Doss Rd. broke out shortly after 2 a.m., officials said. Two were transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center for treatment.
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